Manoj Kumar’s “Roti Kapda Aur Makan” ruled the box office in 1974, Anand Bakshi wrote, Kishor sung and R.D.Burman composed one of the best song of Hindi cinema ” Zindagi Ke Safar Mein Guzar Jaate hain Jo Makam, Wo Phir Nehin Aate”.
1974 Inflation continues to spiral out of control around the world reaching 11.3% in the USA and 17.2% in the UK and the global recession deepens. The famous skeleton “Lucy” is discovered in Ethiopia which lived between 3.9 to 3 million years ago. More and more smaller digital based consumer products appear in the shops and the earliest forms of Word Processors appear which resemble a typewriter more than a computer. After the findings of the Watergate Scandal Richard Nixon becomes the first US president forced to resign from office.
Here is Rajesh Thakur with his Radio Classic Show ” 1974 Ki Kahani”